Trend Micro ‘virtual shield’ protects against unpatched exploits

Trend Micro has broadened its cloud-based security infrastructure so that its products can receive actionable threat intelligence that lets the security software act like a “virtual shield” against many web-based threats. View full post on Techworld.com security For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com View full…

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Mac malware exploits unpatched drive-by Java vulnerability

Malware striking Mac computers is making the headlines again, this time exploiting a drive-by vulnerability in Java that has left Apple users dangerously exposed to attack. The new Mac malware exploits a Java vulnerability (known as CVE-2012-0507), that Apple users are still not patched against. Apple users won’t feel any…

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New OS X malware variant attacks unpatched Macs

@Predrag Vasic “A fully-patched Windows XP computer (with no additional software, such as anti-virus) is compromised within minutes of being put on the internet; meanwhile, vast majority of Macs out there do not even run any antivirus, and have been exposed to the internet for years, without compromise. And almost…

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Unpatched Apache flaw allows access to internal network

IDG News Service – A yet-to-be-patched flaw discovered in the Apache HTTP server allows attackers to access protected resources on internal networks if some rewrite rules are not defined properly. The vulnerability affects Apache installations that operate in reverse proxy mode, a type of configuration used for load balancing, caching…

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Unpatched WordPress blogs distribute malware

WordPress bloggers have a reason to be a little happier in the world with the introduction of its latest version, WordPress 3.2, which comes with a much steeper security update than previous versions. But Chester Wisniewski, of the security site Sophos, still cautions that, “As big a step forward as this is,…

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